First Edition of Richard Dawkins' Unweaving the Rainbow; Signed by Him
Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder.
Item Number: 2489
New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1998.
First edition of this work on the nature of science and the meaning and beauty it can bring to our lives. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Richard Dawkins on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Martha Kennedy.
"An extended rebuttal - not so much by argument as by radiant example - of perennial anti-science convictions. Few among us are better qualified for the job. If any recent writing about science is poetic, it is this" (The Wall Street Journal).
Other Books by this Author
London: Bantam Press, 2013.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Richard Dawkins on the title page.
New York: Free Press, 2011.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Richard Dawkins on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"The only watchmaker is the blind forces of physics": First Edition of The God Delusion; Signed by Richard Dawkins
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.
First edition of this best-selling work by English biologist Richard Dawkins. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Richard Dawkins on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
New York: Free Press, 2009.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Richard Dawkins on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
First Editions of Lord Skidelsky's Monumental Biography of J.M. Keynes; Each volume inscribed by Him
John Maynard Keynes: Hopes Betrayed 1883-1920; The Economist as Savior 1920-1037; Fighting For Britain 1937-1946.
London: Macmillan, 1983-2000.
First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed biography on J.M. Keynes. Octavo, 3 volumes, original cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author in each volume. Each are near fine with the dust jackets that show only light wear.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians": First Edition of Warrior: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Ariel Sharon
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.